Annually, in the 3rd week of July, Nijmegen changes into a Metropolis. Nijmegen is a bustling city during the Four Days Marches (the Walk of the World) and the 7 days music and festivities in the city of Nijmegen (Vierdaagsefeesten, the Party of the Year). Over 41,000 walkers completed the 103rd edition of the Marches. 1,600,000 […]
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Americanist Anja Adriaans, President of FAN, performed in a diferent role on Monday, April, 8th. At the invitation of Dekker v.d. Vegt booksellers in Nijmegen, she interviewed Irish novelist John Boyne, exclusively for the Netherlands, on the occasion of the Dutch translation of his book ‘A ladder to the Sky’ by Meulenhoffboekerij. It was a […]
Leon van Halder, member of the Honorary Committee of the FAN Friendship Albany-Nijmegen foundation has passed away. He was highly respected, and as a person Leon was friendly and accessible. He believed that the historic bond of friendship between Albany and Nijmegen is still relevant and valuable, and he was interested in possible connections between the urban […]
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The 1414th Sunset March of Saturday, September, 1 has been a very special one. The daily remembrance march in honor of the 48 killed American soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division is usually run by some former soldiers. Now hundreds of interested parties were standing on the bridge to applaud the two special participants. Unusual, because the Sunset March is normally sober and subdued. The […]
Robert DeVinney, veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, took part on September, 20, 2017 in the Sunset March. Robert and his son, former US military as well, joined in the Nijmegen-Albany-week. Their stay was sponsored by the vfonds.nl .
Paul Grondahl in the Times Union of August 30, 2017 about the celebration of 70 years ‘sister cities’ in Nijmegen this september. Click here to read the article.
Anja Adriaans, founder and chair of FAN, gave a lecture and film screening on May,10th, 2017 on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the friendship between Albany and Nijmegen Click >> Albany Institute of History & Art